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Rita A. Mathews Edit Profile

Advertising executive

Rita A. Mathews, American advertising executive. Photographer Whitfield Congregation Jehovah's Witnesses, 1988, minister, 1989; speaker Sarasota Vo-Technology School, 1988. Member American Advertising Federal (Best of Show 1977, 78, 79, 1st place local newspaper campaign, musical concept, radio commercial, 4th district 1982), Sarasota Chamber of Commerce.

Background

Mathews, Rita A. was born on October 10, 1939 in Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States. Daughter of Homer Franklin and Betty Ann (Sessions) Mathews.

Education

Certified, American Art Academy, Minneapolis, 1958. Student, Dayton Art Institute, 1959. Student, Bela Horvath, Dayton, Ohio, 1960.

Career

Staff artist McCall Publications, Dayton, 1960-1961. Produced art assistant Willis, Case, Harwood Advertising, 1961-1962. Designer, illustrator Standard Publications, 1962-1969.

Vice president, art director Center Advertising, Sarasota, Florida, 1969-1974, Mathews & Clark Advertising, Sarasota, 1974-1987. President Mathews & Company Advertising, since 1987. Consultant Spotlight Graphics, Sarasota, since 1987.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Artist: (Book Lettering) Exploring the Film, 1968 (merit award 1968).

Membership

Photographer Whitfield Congregation Jehovah's Witnesses, 1988, minister, 1989. Speaker Sarasota Vo-Technology School, 1988. Member American Advertising Federal (Best of Show 1977, 78, 79, 1st place local newspaper campaign, musical concept, radio commercial, 4th district 1982), Sarasota Chamber of Commerce.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, boating, photography.

Connections

father:
Homer Franklin Mathews

mother:
Betty Ann (Sessions) Mathews